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Funding for local voluntary and community organisations

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  1. 1. Council grants and subsidies
  2. 2. Small grants
  3. 3. You are here: Medium grants
  4. 4. Rental grant subsidy
  5. 5. In-kind support

3. Medium grants

The Council is proposing to pause its medium grants scheme for next year, as part of a fundamental review of the 2022/23 budget to be discussed at the Executive Meeting on Thursday 18 November.

Following the meeting, the Council will consult with residents, businesses and other organisations on the recommendations in the report ahead of the final decision at the meeting of the Full Council in February 2022.

More information on the budget proposals

Medium Grants recipients 2021/22

Medium Grants of up to £10,000 enable community groups and voluntary organisations to deliver projects which support our key priorities.

Organisation name

Funding would be used for

Age Concern MRR

Start-up costs for Charity Log Software Programme and to replace two computers in the charity office in Merstham

Autism All Stars Foundation UK

Therapy/advice and resources for parents of autistic children 

Crossroads Care

Volunteer community outreach and befriending with digital tech project – support for unpaid carers in the borough

Kingswood TFC

Run the Rec – provides an opportunity for residents to join a free event which could be the first step in improving their health and an opportunity to take a walk around a local green space and meet other residents

Loveworks

Support staffing for foodbank activity in Merstham and Woodhatch  

Merstham Mix Café

Hot meal delivery service, currently for Merstham postcodes only, expanding to cover RH1 & RH2 for a further 6 months

Reigate Priory Athletic Club

Floodlight repairs & extension – installing LED floodlights on timers to allow more use of the Battlebridge Recreation Ground for the community and reduce light pollution

Sight for Surrey

Eye clinic liaison service – wellbeing support for those receiving a sight/ hearing impairment diagnosis

Surrey Welfare Rights Unit

Specialist benefits advice service – expert advice on complex enquiries for frontline staff in the borough who are supporting vulnerable households

The Include Project

Structural growth for sustainability – funding to contribute to the recruitment of a business development manager to develop inclusive communication activities and training

YMCA East Surrey

Virtual evening exercise sessions for GP exercise referrals and those recovering from COVID